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"If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!": The roots of the East Asian Crisis
R. Kaplinsky / East Asia Crisis Workshop, IDS 1998
The primary hypothesis in this paper is that most East Asian economies have been following growth trajectories which involve ever-intensifying competition in external product markets. The financial crisis of 1997-98, whilst clearly ha...
The Economic Valuation of Tropical Forest Land Use Options: A Manual for Researchers
C. Bann / IDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia 1998
Manual for researchers in Southeast Asia involved in the economic evaluation of tropical forest land use options. It was developed initially to serve as an aid to Cambodian researchers in the execution of an EEPSEA-financed study of n...
Skill, trade, and international inequality
A. Wood; C Ridao-Cano / Institute of Development Studies UK 1996
Heckscher-Ohlin trade theory suggests that greater openness tends to enlarge inter-country differences in stocks of skill (or human capital), which new growth theory suggests would cause inter-country divergence of per-capita incomes....
Poverty and environment: priorities for research and policy
T. Forsyth; M. Leach; I. Scoones / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Objectives of this study are: (a) to provide an analytical overview of existing research and approaches adopted to address interlinkages between poverty and environment; (b) to identify gaps in understanding and potential conflicts be...
Investing in tomorrow’s forests [forest certification]
WWF-World Wide Fund For Nature 1998
Overview of the commercial benefits of membership in the FSC forest certification scheme, aimed at business managers. Provieds detailed information on both financial and environmental performance of the forest products industry...
Namibia: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture
P. Vigne; M. Whiteside / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Report recommends agriculture-sector poliy objective of risk reduction, production stability, and the diversification of agricultural and non-agricultural economic opportunities in the rural areas. The most fundamental problem remains...
Malawi: Services and policies needed to support sustainable smallholder agriculture
M. Whiteside; S. Carr / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Malawi’ s smallholder agriculture is facing a crisis, particularly in the more populated south. There is an insidious combination of land shortage, continuous cultivation of maize, declining soil fertility, low yields, deforestat...
An Assessment of Data on ODA Financial Flows in the Forest Sector
A. Madhvani / Overseas Development Institute 1999
Presents information gathered on international ODA flows in the forestry sector Levels of new ODA commitments appear to have risen over the late 1980's, reaching their highest levels in real terms in the 1990-2 period (in exces...
Forests in global warming
P. Humphreys; M. Palo / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 1998
Reviews the causes of deforestation, focusing on the market distortions which hide the real economic value of forests. These include taxation polciy, uncertain property rights and population growth. Adressing such issues at the nation...
Transparency, communication and long-term commitment needed to support the forestry institutional environment
M. Hobley; D. Shields / Overseas Development Institute 2000
What are the key constraints to improving forest based livelihoods within the forest sector? What are the key relationships that provide the institutional context in which forest based livelihoods operate? Hobley and Shields focus on ...
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International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in India
C. Prip; C. van't Klooster / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity. ...
Green bonds and environmental integrity: insight from CICERO second opinions
C. Clapp / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2016
This policy note shares insights from CICERO's experience in producing over 60 second opinions. Insights on the environmental integrity of green bonds include: 1) Management that is aligned for climate risk can give greater confidence...
The rise of environmental crime: a growing threat to natural resources, peace, development and security
C. Nellemann / United Nations Environment and Development Forum 2016
The environment provides the very foundation of sustainable development, our health, food security and our economies. Ecosystems provide clean water supply, clean air and secure food and ultimately both physical and mental wellbeing. ...
Blue Carbon
GRID Arendal 2015
If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention. Oceans and ocean eco...
United Nations World Ocean Assessment
GRID Arendal 2016
The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, inclu...
Marine ecosystem services and the Sustainable Development Goals
GRID Arendal 2016
How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals?   Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “service...
Changing elites, institutions and environmental governance
B. Bull; M. Aguilar-Støen / Springerlink 2016
The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concept...
The resource bites back: entry-points for addressing corruption in wildlife crime
A. Williams; R. Parry-Jones; D. Roe / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime. Though there are notable exceptions, there ...
Impacts of climate change on the cryosphere, hydrological regimes and glacial lakes of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: a review of current knowledge
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2016
The climate and cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region have changed in the past and are very likely to change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases ...
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Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)
ASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective, sustained and widespread adaptation out to the 2030s. Working in a coordinated manner across seven countries in India, East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa, ASSAR’s research is case study base...
China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED)
The main tasks of CCICED are exchanging and disseminating international successful experience in the field of environment and development; studying key environment and development issues of China; providing forward-looking, strategic and early warning policy recommendations to State leaders and decision makers of all levels in China, facilitating the implementation of sustainable development st...
The Geographical Journal
The Geographical Journal has been the academic journal of the Royal Geographical Society, under the terms of the Royal Charter, since 1893. It publishes original research papers and review articles, all of which are refereed. Editorial policy is not influenced by the views of the sponsors. The papers range across the entire subject of Geography, with particular reference to public debates, poli...
SaciWATERs / The South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies
SaciWATERs, the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies, is a policy research institute based in Hyderabad, India. From its inception in 2001, it has focused on critical issues related to water resources management in south Asia. A key endeavour at SaciWATERs has been to enhance the dominant water resources management paradigm in the region with...
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network aims to drive knowledge sharing and problem solving by collaborative action in the water sector. It lends itself to arsenic mitigation efforts of provincial governments and civil society groups by aiding them in developing appropriate solution and response to drinking water quality problems of their respective geographies. The mandate of this network is brin...
Nature Communications
Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences.
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (JICZM)
The JICZM - Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (RGCI – Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada) is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles dealing with all the subjects related to coastal management, namely focused on coastal oceanography (physical, geological, chemical, biological), engineering, economy, sedimentology, sociology, ecology, history, polluti...
Carbon Tracker / Investor Watch
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by Mark Campanale, its founder, to align capital markets with the goal of social and ecological sustainability....
Global Environmental Health
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), USA, identifies Global Environmental Health (GEH) as a part of its strategic themes, recognizing that because environmental health problems cross national boundaries, conducting studies around the world benefits not just those in areas being studied, but all people who suffer from the same or related environmental health problems....
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